K-9 unit



The Brunswick Division of Police K-9 Unit is comprised of two K-9 teams: Officer Mark Luciano with his partner K9, Nico, and Officer Joseph Ceccacci with his partner K9, Koda. Nico and Koda are both male Belgian malinois who were imported from Holland. The teams are certified for patrol/narcotic work by the state of Ohio. Their primary functions include: narcotic/drug detection, apprehension of fleeing criminals, tracking lost or fleeing individuals, building searches, article searches and crowd control.

The K-9 Unit is proud to serve the citizens of Brunswick. Please direct any questions or requests for community appearances to the K-9 Unit supervisor, Sgt. Jon Page, at 330-225-9111 or by email at jpage@brunswick.oh.us.

Follow Nico and Koda on the K-9 Unit Instagram @brunswickk9unit.

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Dog's nameHandler's nameBreedYears of service
CountessVarious handlersGerman shepherd1962-?
KoreOfc. SchusterGerman shepherd1985-1990
MomboOfc. ReevesGerman shepherd2005
MikiOfc. SmithGerman shepherd2005-2006
BlackjackOfc. Puhac
German shepherd2005-2008
VegasOfc. SmithGerman shepherd2006-2008
Ofc. Luciano2008-2011
NicoOfc. LucianoBelgian malinois2012-current
KodaOfc. CeccacciBelgian malinois2017-current